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Karuna Dietrich Wielenga

in Weaving Histories: The Transformation of the Handloom Industry in South India, 1800-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266731
eISBN:
9780191955464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266731.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter brings places the transformation of the handloom industry in the context of the emergence of India’s modern economy and examines how it came to be incorporated into what came to be known ... More


Transnational Migration Studies

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

in Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines the three main concepts that are derived from transnational migration studies. Transnational migration signifies mobility that not only spans geographies but also space and ... More


Conjunctures of Mediations: The Historical Logics of Expatriate Nepal

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the history of a community with no homeland? This chapter discusses precursors to contemporary expatriate life in Nepal, proposing that it is only through a set of contingent historical ... More


The Origins of Pegu and Its Founding Fathers

Michael A. Aung-Thwin

in Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century: A Tale of Two Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867836
eISBN:
9780824875688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867836.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

The origins of the First Pegu Dynasty began at Muttama (Martaban) in the second half of the thirteenth-century. It was shaped by several “push” and “pull” factors then current in the region, ... More


Studying Urban Political (Dis)Orders

Jonathan S. Davies

in Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 develops the framework through which urban political (dis)orders are explored in subsequent chapters. It begins by engaging debates about critical vantage-point. It advances a Gramscian ... More


The Ultimate Conjuncture: What Shadows the Brain-Mind Merger?

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This essay examines the physical and metaphysical, literal as well as metaphorical concept-phenomenon of shadow. By analyzing a range of sooty silhouettes and dusky patterns spanning the geometrical ... More


Wendy Brown

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter opens with a conversation about the demands and difficulties of theory, before turning to a reflection on the pleasures of seductions of discovering theory. We then reflect on the spaces ... More


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